A5 Mandolin Plan

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A5 Mandolin Plan

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A5 Mandolin Plan

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Big full-scale 30" x 44" plan! Our unique plan for building an archtop A-style mandolin with elevated fingerboard was drawn by Don MacRostie here at Stewart-MacDonald.

Details are included for F-holes or oval soundhole construction. Also included: a fret scale chart, specifications for bracing, graduation and bindings, neck joint details, and neck cross-sections. This is the same plan we supply with our A5 Mandolin Kit. Shipped folded.

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Very detailed plan

(Customer's Reviews)

I used this plan for my first A5. The instrument looked and sounded superb. The most difficult part was the neck joint - it is very, very tricky to hand craft as per the plan. I revised the design of the joint for my later instruments.


A5 Mandolin PLAN

(Customer's Reviews)

Very well drawn not too much info Re the neck fitting and shaping


Loads of Information.

(Customer's Reviews)

One could hardly ask for more from a plan marketed at this price. For those not using the pre-formed kit parts accurately cutting the dovetail neck joint to fit the curved surface of the the body will be a head-scratcher. An alternative neck joint might make things easier.

StewMac PDF Catalog, page 94 See A5 Mandolin Plan
on page 94 of our StewMac Catalog PDF

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